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Superior Essex, Inc.
Superior Essex Introduces New Coax and Category 5e Cables for Residential Market
ATLANTA, July 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Superior Essex Inc. (OTCBB:SESX) announced today the introduction of two new communications cable products designed for the residential marketplace. Taken together, the CM-rated Category 5e and 60%-shield Series 6 Coaxial cable products fully support the high-speed data and video transmission rates demanded in new homes, and do so more economically than cables designed for commercial environments. Both the Category 5e cable and coax cable products are available in the Company's POP(r) box package, which allows the cable to be pulled from the box without tension and without the need for a spool or reel that would require disposal.
WorldWater & Solar Technologies Corp.
WorldWater Vice President Speaks at National Solar Conference
PENNINGTON, N.J., July 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- "WorldWater's unique blend of technology and development expertise can make a dramatic difference in bringing water to emerging economies," stated Dr. Chris Sherring in a speech presented at the American Solar Energy Society's national conference, A Solar Harvest: Growing Opportunities. The conference is currently being held in Portland, Oregon from July 9 through July 14th, 2004. ASES publishes Solar Today magazine.
Millicom International Cellular
Millicom International Cellular: Second Meeting of Shareholders
NEW YORK, LONDON, STOCKHOLM, Sweden and BERTRANGE, Luxembourg, July 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("Millicom") (Nasdaq:MICC)(Stockholmsborsen: MIC), announces that the second meeting of shareholders, held on July 7 2004, passed a resolution in accordance with the requirements of article 100 of the Luxembourg law of August 10, 1915 on commercial companies, as amended.
FTS Wireless, Inc.
FTS Continues Expansion of Pre-Paid Wireless Offering
TAMPA, Fla., July 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- FTS Wireless, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of FTS Group, Inc. (OTCBB:FLIP), an operator of retail wireless locations that market and sell next generation wireless and VoIP products, and services and operate Wi-Fi HotSpot's, today announced that through a strategic agreement already in place, FTS will immediately begin offering its customers Unlimited Nationwide Pre-Paid Push-to-Talk Products and Services by Boost Mobile, LLC a division of NEXTEL Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:NXTL).
Autoliv Expands Seat Belt Webbing Capacity
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Autoliv, the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems, will open a new webbing plant for seat belts in response to the company's steadily increasing market share. The new plant, which will be located in Romania, will increase Autoliv's annual webbing capacity by 25 million meters, a 20% increase of its current webbing capacity in Europe. This action will enable Autoliv to raise its European market share for seat belt webbing to over 40%.
Wolters Kluwer to connect European branches with VPN solution from KPN
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, July 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wolters Kluwer, a leading multinational publisher and information services company, announced today the signing of a five-year network contract with KPN, which will support Wolters Kluwer in its drive to reduce costs and forge stronger operational bonds. KPN, the leading Dutch telecommunications company, will be connecting 45 Wolters Kluwer sites in 15 different European countries with EuroRings MPLS VPN. With this network up-and-running, Wolters Kluwer will be able to launch applications for its various business units from a central location.EuroRings MPLS VPN connects international sites, creating one end-to-end managed service. This network solution based on Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) offers a secure, reliable and future proof communication infrastructure, enabling convergence of other networks, such as the voice network. Different types of traffic (data, voice and video) and applications (such as SAP) can be transported separately via EuroRings MPLS VPN, ensuring that business critical information always has priority. Wolters Kluwer will use EuroRings MPLS VPN to roll out key applications, the first of which is SAP Finance.
Calypso Wireless, Inc.
Calypso Wireless Expands Base
MIAMI LAKES, Fla., July 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Calypso Wireless, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CLYW) announced it is on track to conduct initial field trials of handheld wireless devices using its patented ASNAP(tm) during the fourth quarter of this year. Toward that end Calypso announced it has hired additional staff for their Ohio based Research and Development facility. This supports the development of software, and assists in hardware deployment for upcoming field trials. The recently hired engineers, Doug J. Batey and Geoffrey M. Suicer bring more than 35 years of combined expertise covering hardware design of microprocessor-based cellular telephones, PDAs and wireless-design platform, SD/MMC cards, PCMCIA cards, wireless 802.11 devices, Bluetooth modules as well as project management from analysis, design and documentation to implementation. Mr. Batey and Mr. Suicer are assigned to R&D and are preparing for the installation of Calypso's patented ASNAP(tm) technology into the handsets. "Bringing additional help on board at this time is just plain good strategy," said Mike Stocker, V.P. of R&D. This supports Calypso's business plan objective of delivering handsets for field trials during the 4th quarter 2004. Calypso reports it currently has twelve field-trial contracts backed by pertinent non-disclosure agreements.